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Cyber defense for US election voting systems getting ‘beefed up’

Cyber defense for US election voting systems getting ‘beefed up’

Written by on November 7, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal and state authorities are beefing up cyber defenses against potential electronic attacks on voting systems ahead of U.S. elections on Nov. 8, but few are taking new steps to guard against possible civil unrest or violence. The threat of computer hacking and the potential for violent clashes is darkening an already […]

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No sign that US voting systems have been hacked – yet

No sign that US voting systems have been hacked – yet

Written by on October 2, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Hackers have probed the voting systems of many U.S. states but there is no sign that they have manipulated any voting data, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Saturday. National security officials are investigating a number of possible leads suggesting that cyber-criminals are trying to influence the Nov. 8 presidential election, including […]

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